Riding, Ronald Holford. Album Four

Title

Riding, Ronald Holford. Album Four

Description

39 items. Photographs concerning Ronald riding's training in Canada in 1942 aged 21. Some places are Quebec, Montreal and Rivers.

Date

2021-09-23

Publisher

IBCC Digital Archive

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Identifier

Riding, RH

Collection Items

Ron Riding and Course Members
Two photographs from an album.
#1 is Ron being awarded at a parade.
#2 is 23 airmen in two rows in front of an Anson. Ron is back row, second from right.

Winnipeg Street Scenes
Four photographs from an album.
#1 is a view of the corner of Main Street and Portage Avenue Winnipeg, looking north, with Canadian National ticket office, the McIntyre Block and shape of the Union Bank building further down.
#2 is Main Street…

Golf Practice and Manitoba street scenes
Four photographs from an album.
#1 is three airmen practising their golf.
#2 is a street scene.
#3 is the Federal Building in Winnipeg.
#4 is a close up of the entrance to the Federal Building in Winnipeg.

Memorial, Ron Riding and Golfers
Four photographs from an album.
#1 is a memorial.
#2 is Ron in trainee khaki uniform.
#3 and 4 is a golfer practising his swing.

Airmen Working and Relaxing and a Church
Four photographs from an album.
#1 is an airman observing a sun shot using a sextant.
#2 is three airmen playing golf.
#3 is a church at the side of rail tracks.
#4 is four airmen sunbathing.

Canadian Buildings and an Airman
Three photographs from an album.
#1 is a small wooden building with a tower. There is a sign with 'Town Hall'.
#2 is a small building with a flag pole.
#3 is an airman using a sextant to observe a sun shot.

Canadian Street Scenes and Buildings
Four photographs from an album.
#1 and 2 are street scenes.
#3 is a large wooden building.
#4 is a wooden building.

Battle, Steam Locomotive and Canadian Street Scenes
Four photographs from an album.
#1 is an air-to-air view of a Battle, starboard side, in flight.
#2 is a steam locomotive passing a water crane.
#3 and 4 are a Canadian street scene.

Canadian Scenery and 13 Airmen
Three photographs from an album.
#1 is a bridge over a stream.
#2 is a river and trees.
#3 is a group of thirteen trainees in two rows in front of a Battle aircraft. The image is annotated 'Course 45 [indecipherable]' and each man is identified.…

Canadian Roads and Fields
Four photographs from an album.
#1 is a road leading to some distant houses.
#2 is a road leading to houses.
#3 is a view across fields to a distant farm.
#4 is a view across fields to a small settlement.

Canadian Houses
Four photographs from an album.
#1 is three houses seen from a bridge.
#2 is four houses viewed from a jetty.
#3 is a street scene with houses down one side.
#4 is houses at the side of a river.

Sainte-Flavie and St-Rémi-de-Métis
Four photographs from an album.
#1, 2 and 3 are views of the parish church of Sainte-Flavie by the roadside and from the Saint Lawrence River.
#4 shows the church of St-Rémi-de-Métis in Price.

Identification kindly provided by Michael Paré of…

Lake Views, Canada
Four photographs from an album.
#1 and 2 are similar views looking across a lake at a distant low hill.
#3 has a man walking along a beach with the lake behind.
#4 is a beach curving round.

Canadian Sawmill and Lakeside Houses
Four photographs from an album.
#1 is an area of cut down trees.
#2 is a sawmill processing the cut down trees.
#3 is three houses at Ste Flavie on the St Lawrence.
#4 is a dinghy with two houses behind at St Flavie, St Lawrence.

Views from Canada
Four photographs from an album.
#1 is a road winding down a hill with houses in the distance.
#2 is a road heading towards a forest.
#3 and 4 are a river, trees and low hills.

Canadian River Views
Four photographs from an album.
#1 is a view across a small river.
#2 is a two span bridge across a river.
#3 and 4 are houses and a church seen from across a river.

Canada Views
Four photographs from an album.
#1 is a view across field to low hills.
#2 is a similar view looking across field to low hills.
#3 is a small building.
#4 is a small house.

Aircrew Camp and Airmen Cycling
Three photographs from an album.
#1 is a view of barracks at the camp.
#2 is a view with the camp in the distance.
#3 is four trainees on bikes, crossing a bridge.

Airmen Training in Canada
Four photographs from an album.
#1 is four trainee airmen at the top of an escape slide.
#2 is the four trainees sliding down the slide.
Both are captioned 'AVR 1942'.
#3 is three trainee airmen in khaki at St Flavie the St Lawrence
#4 is two…

Airmen Training in Canada
Four photographs from an album.
#1 is a trainee airman standing in a greatcoat in front of a building with snow on the ground..
#2 and 4 are four trainees in greatcoats sanding by a fence.
#3 is three trainees in greatcoats walking along a…

Airmen Training in Canada
Four photographs from an album.
#1 is a pilot at the controls of his aircraft.
#2 is a navigator plotting a course.
#3 is two airmen standing on steps.
#4 is an airman standing outside a wooden building with a sign for 'White River'.
They are…

St Johns Airfield, Cathedral, Ron Ridings and No 9 Air Observer's School Sign
Four photographs from an album. #1 is an oblique aerial photograph of St Johns airfield, Saint-Jean-sur-Richelieu. #2 is Cathedral of Saint-Jean-l'Évangéliste at Saint-Jean-sur-Richelieu. #3 is Ron in trainee uniform and greatcoat. #4 is a sign for…

Canada Views
Four photographs from an album.
#1 and 2 are street views with a burned out house.
#3 is a steam powered freight train.
#4 is a steam powered freight train crossing a bridge, seen from a road bridge.
Captioned 'MAR 1942'.

Canada Views
Four photographs from an album.
#1 is a cross. In the background are hangars.
#2 is a cross with a house behind.
#3 is a muddy track with snow mounds at each side. In the distance are houses.
#4 is a road bridge across a frozen river. On the bank…

Quebec Views
Four photographs from an album.
#1 is a double fence and a town in the distance.
#2 is a church viewed across a frozen river.
#3 and 4 are two horses pulling a large sled with three or four people.
Captioned 'MAR 1942'.
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